fertilizer

$500 million grant program seeks to lower fertilizer cost

The Joe Biden administration, through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is making $500 million in grants available to increase American-made fertilizer production to spur competition and combat price hikes on U.S. farmers caused by the... more »

J.M. Huber to acquire Biolchim Group

J.M. Huber Corp., a global, family-owned specialty engineered materials manufacturing company, has signed a binding agreement to acquire full control of the Biolchim Group from NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital and the Biolchim Group management team.... more »

TerraNu fertilizers reduce nitrogen fertilizer demands

With today’s high fertilizer prices, the increased yield from TerraNu fertilizers delivers a return on investment of two times above nutrient value through enhanced soil productivity. Farmers can realize the benefits of adopting regenerative farming... more »

USDA extends fertilizer cost, supply comment period

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is again extending the deadline for comments and information from the public about its “Access to Fertilizer: Competition and Supply Chain Concerns.” The notice originally published in the Federal Register on... more »

Michigan lawmakers ask Congress to address fertilizer cost, supply

Michigan legislators have approved resolutions calling on Congress to address fertilizer price increases and shortages. Inflation and supply chain issues have led to rising costs and lack of availability of some fertilizers. On May 25,... more »

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Agriculture’s tenuous relationship with global events, increasing input costs and competition posed by other growing regions were brought into focus at this year’s Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference. The March event at the University of... more »

USDA to invest $250M in innovative American-made fertilizer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will support additional fertilizer production for American farmers to address rising costs, including the impact of Putin’s price hike on farmers, and spur competition. USDA will make available $250... more »

Michigan launches Certified Fertilizer Applicator program

In its first five months of operation, the newly-launched Michigan Certified Fertilizer Applicator Program (CFA) has enrolled more than 450 professionals representing 45 companies in Michigan. The CFA, developed by the Michigan Agri-Business Association (MABA),... more »

Michigan company turning rock dust into fertilizer

Thomas Logue may be a financial planner. But he’s a farmer at heart. Growing up around and working on farms, Logue holds a degree in agriculture from the University of Illinois. He went on to establish... more »

CDFA expands fertilization guidelines for irrigated agriculture

The California Fertilization Guidelines on the Fertilizer Education and Research (FREP) website have been expanded to include recommendations for 18 crops, representing more than half of the irrigated agriculture in California. The recent additional recommendations... more »

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